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Chapter 3 Key Issue 1
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The diffusion of human settlement from a small portion of Earth's land area to most of it resulted from what?
One-fifth of El Ejido, Spain's inhabitants are immigrants from what country?
What is a permanent move to a new location?
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis are called what?
Who outlined the 11 migration "laws" in the nineteenth century?
What causes people to move out of their present location or causes people to move to a new location?
push or pull factors
Most people migrate for what type of reasons?
What two countries have been especially prominent destinations for economic migrants?
The United States and Canada
Forced international migration has historically occurred for what two main cultural reasons?
Slavery and political instability
What are the two largest groups of international refugees?
Palestinians and Afghans
What are attractive environments for migrants around the world?
mountains, seaside, warm climate
What is the most common environmental threat to people?
What occurred in the United States in the 1930s that pushed many people from their land?
The Dust Bowl
What is an environmental or cultural feature that hinders migration?
What have diminished the importance of environmental features as intervening obstacles?
improvements in transportation have promoted globalization
What is permanent movement from one country to another?
What are the two types of internal migration?
interregional and intraregional migration
What are the two types of international migration?
voluntary migration and forced migration
Who identified a migration transition that is comparable to a country's demographic transition?
A century ago, who did Ravenstein theorize would be most likely to migrate long distances?
men were more likely than women
When did the gender pattern of immigrants to the United States begin to change?
Why has female migration to the United States begun to increase?
it reflects the changing role of women in Mexican society
The typical undocumented Mexican immigrant to the United States has attended school for how many less years than the average American citizen?
4 years less
The largest number of illegal Mexican immigrants to the United States work in what jobs?
agriculture, picking fruits and vegetables
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